-2
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2answers
101 views

Recover deleted file from linode VPS server with Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have accidentally deleted files from my VPS server bought from Linode. It uses Ubuntu 12.04. How can I recover the files. I hadn't enabled backup for it.
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1answer
122 views

Which level of data protection should I expect for a Linode personal server without backup service? [closed]

all: I bought a personal linode server without the backup service. All the data on it is totally personal and not that important. But for sure, I still don't want them to be lost. I want to know, ...
0
votes
1answer
597 views

Linode setup via Chef [closed]

I'm working on setting up a Linode VPS from scratch but instead of doing it manually I wish to use Chef so I can easily automate it in the future. The question I have is: I realise you can set up ...
1
vote
2answers
132 views

How can I stop runaway disk usage on my Ubuntu 32 bit Precise Linode VPS?

I have a VPS running 32 bit Ubuntu (Precise Penguin) on a Linode VPS, and something is making runaway disk usage. I've received multiple I/O warnings from Linode (not 'warning' in the sense of "Stop ...
0
votes
1answer
369 views

linode server bandwidth

I am ready to deploy my startup on the web so i would like to start small and get a VPS from linode as i see many good reviews and see how its going... the thing is that on their website they state: ...
-6
votes
1answer
605 views

Upgrade from PHP 5.3.2 to PHP 5.3.10?

I have a VPS account from Linode. I've installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with 'LAMP Stack' (StackScript). How to upgrade the latest version of PHP version 5.3.10 from PHP 5.3.2? I have even tried apt-get ...
8
votes
1answer
793 views

Why doesn't Linode ever have to shut down for updates?

I've been using Linode for over a year now, and, unlike some lesser-known VPS hosts I've used, I've never been required to shut down my VPS by Linode. The only restarts have been ones I've initiated. ...
-2
votes
2answers
241 views

VPS hosting for a user-generated content site like fmylife.com?

I'm in the process of creating my very first website and I wanted to make a clone of fmylife.com and bought a script called fmyscript for that purpose. The requirements to run fmyscript are as ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

My VPS crashed and I have no idea why

I have a VPS with Linode right now. I was alerted by my monitoring service that a site I was hosting had gone down. I used Lish, Linode's method of getting direct out-of-band access to the console ...
1
vote
3answers
5k views

Should I use the Linux 2.6.x or 3.x kernel on a production server?

I'm given a number of kernel options (I'm hosted on linode - all kernels are customized by linode): Latest 2.6; Latest 3.0; and the latest legacy 2.6.18 or so and more. Will there be much difference ...
-1
votes
2answers
107 views

Server configuration [closed]

I currently use Linode VPS (512) for my image sharing site. I'm looking to move to an unmetered dedicated server as the cost of my needs on Linode is huge. I have around 60-70GB/day of outgoing data ...
1
vote
4answers
266 views

Server specs recommendations

I currently have a Linode 512 VPS with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (32bit). I recently opened my website which attracts a lot of users from social networks and I've been hitting some CPU limits lately. I'm ...
2
votes
1answer
182 views

VPS etiquette, and how server resources are meant to be used

I'm renting a tiny Linode to mess around with, host my site and learn more about Linux. It's a VPS with 512MB of RAM and 16GB of storage. I've never owned a computer that wasn't sitting in front of ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Linode vs VPS.net vs other solutions [closed]

We have a large web application running on linode and part of it running on VPS.net. From our experience, Linode has been much more reliable. But we're recently decided to move the entire application ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Hidden costs of Amazon EC2? [closed]

After Amazon launched their new Micro Instances at EC2, I took a closer look at Reserved instances and I did some math. I'm currently using Linode 512 so I'll compare it to that. Small Instance is ...
2
votes
1answer
587 views

Why is my VPS crashing (and how can I find out for myself)?

Edit: While this appears to be due to a power outage at Linode's Fremont facility, I've still had a problem with this in the past. Any help would be appreciated. I want you to teach me to fish. ...
2
votes
2answers
120 views

How do I know the credentials by which I SSH into my Linode VPS?

I have been handed a user/pass to login into the web-based front end on linode.com but this user/pass doesn't work for SSH.
-1
votes
5answers
2k views

What is the worst distro on Linode? [closed]

We are going to move from Slicehost to Linode (the 1024MB ram) to host our website. Now we have to take a distribution. After discussing, the remaining candidates are: Arch Linux 2010.05 Debian 5.0 ...
3
votes
4answers
1k views

How can I completely delete the contents of my old VPS?

Ubuntu 9.10 | VPS I'm getting ready to stop using my old VPS host (linode) and am a little concerned about my old data remaining on the VPS. Is there a command I can run from the command-line that ...
7
votes
7answers
3k views

How to backup a linode 360 VPS?

I have a php/vbulletin/apache server running a 360 instance of linode. I am wondering what is the best way to remote backup the server in another location? I'm guessing I have two options, FTP and ...
4
votes
2answers
632 views

Which VPS configuration would be better?

I currently have a VPS at HostingRails.com, and am rather disappointed with the service so I have been considering switching to linode instead. I have three rails applications (my live application, ...
8
votes
3answers
3k views

Linode Distro (How to Choose?) 64bit? [closed]

I have made the leap to Linode (360MB) and wanted to get some feedback on which distribution to choose. I'm going to be running LAMP (with P being PHP). I am mainly curious about security, ...
39
votes
8answers
14k views

Slicehost vs Linode [closed]

Slicehost.com vs Linode.com Which one do you recommend? Are there any major differences between these two? What are your personal experience?
2
votes
1answer
5k views

Setting up VPN on Ubuntu VPS @ linode

I'm really struggling with this because I'm not a network admin, only a mortal programmer. Linode gives you an external and internal IP for use with other nodes on the linode network. In my case I've ...